The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for DataSynapse skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited DataSynapse over the 3 months to 29 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

TIBCO DataSynapse GridServer
UK > England
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 580 606 633
Rank change year-on-year +26 +27  
Contract jobs citing DataSynapse 14 16 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.032% 0.032% 0.016%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.19% 0.18% 0.088%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 11 7
England median daily rate £650 £575 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.04% -4.16%  
10th Percentile £558 £513 £500
90th Percentile £740 £638 £655
UK median daily rate £650 £563 £600
% change year-on-year +15.55% -6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
England median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - -

DataSynapse is in the application platform skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 7249 8846 9074
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 16.77% 17.95% 17.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 7475 9879 9665
England median daily rate £440 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.52% +13.33%  
10th Percentile £263 £263 £220
90th Percentile £588 £588 £550
UK median daily rate £430 £425 £375
% change year-on-year +1.17% +13.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 319 375 463
England median hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.04% -  
10th Percentile £10.50 £11.25 £12.50
90th Percentile £52.50 £44.90 £40.00
UK median hourly rate £22.50 £21.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +7.14% -  

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Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing DataSynapse as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for DataSynapse in England

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing DataSynapse in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for DataSynapse in England

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DataSynapse in England over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DataSynapse in England

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Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DataSynapse within the England region over the 3 months to 29 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +8 14 £650 +13.04% 1
DataSynapse
UK

For the 6 months to 29 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing DataSynapse also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for DataSynapse.

1 20 (71.43%) Java
2 15 (53.57%) Front Office
3 14 (50.00%) Fixed Income
4 13 (46.43%) Grid Computing
4 13 (46.43%) Oracle Coherence
5 11 (39.29%) Scala
6 10 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (35.71%) Windows
7 9 (32.14%) C++
7 9 (32.14%) SQL
7 9 (32.14%) Software Engineering
8 8 (28.57%) Banking
8 8 (28.57%) Multithreading
8 8 (28.57%) XML
8 8 (28.57%) XSLT
9 7 (25.00%) Python
9 7 (25.00%) TIBCO
9 7 (25.00%) Middleware
9 7 (25.00%) Investment Banking
9 7 (25.00%) Derivative
9 7 (25.00%) Analytics
9 7 (25.00%) Akka
9 7 (25.00%) Multithreaded Programming
10 6 (21.43%) Functional Programming
10 6 (21.43%) Data Structures
10 6 (21.43%) Hadoop
10 6 (21.43%) Visual Studio
10 6 (21.43%) Finance
10 6 (21.43%) Scrum
10 6 (21.43%) Oracle

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Co-occurring IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 13 (46.43%) Oracle Coherence
2 3 (10.71%) Apache
3 2 (7.14%) IIS
3 2 (7.14%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 2 (7.14%) Tomcat
3 2 (7.14%) WebSphere
4 1 (3.57%) Apache Pig
4 1 (3.57%) Apache Spark
4 1 (3.57%) Confluence
4 1 (3.57%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.71%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (10.71%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (7.14%) IaaS
2 2 (7.14%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.14%) FCoE
1 2 (7.14%) Fibre Channel
1 2 (7.14%) HTTP
1 2 (7.14%) iSCSI
1 2 (7.14%) LAN
1 2 (7.14%) Multicast
1 2 (7.14%) NAS
1 2 (7.14%) SAN
1 2 (7.14%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (21.43%) Hadoop
2 5 (17.86%) Apache Cassandra
2 5 (17.86%) Hazelcast
3 4 (14.29%) Infinispan
4 3 (10.71%) SQL Server
5 2 (7.14%) Big Data
5 2 (7.14%) HBase
5 2 (7.14%) Redis
6 1 (3.57%) Apache Hive
6 1 (3.57%) NoSQL
6 1 (3.57%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 6 (21.43%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.57%) Maven
General
1 15 (53.57%) Front Office
2 8 (28.57%) Banking
3 7 (25.00%) Investment Banking
4 6 (21.43%) Finance
5 4 (14.29%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 21 (75.00%) Developer
2 10 (35.71%) Scala Developer
3 9 (32.14%) Java Developer
4 5 (17.86%) C++ Developer
5 4 (14.29%) Java Scala Developer
5 4 (14.29%) Python Developer
6 3 (10.71%) Cloud Developer
6 3 (10.71%) Credit Risk Developer
6 3 (10.71%) Credit Risk Java Developer
6 3 (10.71%) Front Office Developer
6 3 (10.71%) Market Risk Developer
6 3 (10.71%) Market Risk Java Developer
6 3 (10.71%) Senior Credit Risk Java Developer
6 3 (10.71%) Senior Developer
6 3 (10.71%) Senior Java Developer
6 3 (10.71%) Senior Java Scala Developer
6 3 (10.71%) Senior Market Risk Java Developer
6 3 (10.71%) Senior Scala Developer
7 2 (7.14%) Architect
7 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (28.57%) XML
1 8 (28.57%) XSLT
2 7 (25.00%) Akka
2 7 (25.00%) Middleware
3 3 (10.71%) J2SE
3 3 (10.71%) JNI
4 2 (7.14%) Guava
4 2 (7.14%) HTML
4 2 (7.14%) Rendezvous
5 1 (3.57%) .NET
5 1 (3.57%) Elastic Stack
5 1 (3.57%) Guice
5 1 (3.57%) Protocol Buffers
5 1 (3.57%) RxJava
5 1 (3.57%) spray
Miscellaneous
1 14 (50.00%) Fixed Income
2 13 (46.43%) Grid Computing
3 7 (25.00%) Derivative
4 6 (21.43%) Data Structures
5 4 (14.29%) Credit Risk
5 4 (14.29%) Market Risk
6 3 (10.71%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
8 1 (3.57%) Equities
8 1 (3.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (3.57%) Interest Rate Derivative
8 1 (3.57%) Reference Data
8 1 (3.57%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 10 (35.71%) Windows
2 3 (10.71%) Linux
2 3 (10.71%) Solaris
3 1 (3.57%) Unix
3 1 (3.57%) Windows Server
3 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (32.14%) Software Engineering
3 8 (28.57%) Multithreading
4 7 (25.00%) Analytics
4 7 (25.00%) Multithreaded Programming
5 6 (21.43%) Functional Programming
5 6 (21.43%) Scrum
6 5 (17.86%) DevOps
7 4 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (14.29%) OO
7 4 (14.29%) OOD
7 4 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (14.29%) Risk Management
7 4 (14.29%) TDD
7 4 (14.29%) Unit Testing
8 2 (7.14%) Benchmarking
8 2 (7.14%) ITIL
8 2 (7.14%) JVM Tuning
8 2 (7.14%) Performance Optimisation
9 1 (3.57%) Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 20 (71.43%) Java
2 11 (39.29%) Scala
3 9 (32.14%) C++
3 9 (32.14%) SQL
4 7 (25.00%) Python
5 2 (7.14%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.57%) C#
6 1 (3.57%) Haskell
6 1 (3.57%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (3.57%) Degree
1 1 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 5 (17.86%) Platform Symphony
2 2 (7.14%) Hyper-V
2 2 (7.14%) KVM
2 2 (7.14%) NFS
2 2 (7.14%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (7.14%) SRDF
2 2 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (7.14%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) Ansible
1 1 (3.57%) Ganglia
1 1 (3.57%) ITRS Geneos
1 1 (3.57%) Kibana
1 1 (3.57%) logstash
Vendors
1 7 (25.00%) TIBCO
2 6 (21.43%) Oracle
3 3 (10.71%) Google
4 2 (7.14%) Cisco
4 2 (7.14%) EMC
4 2 (7.14%) IBM
4 2 (7.14%) Intel
4 2 (7.14%) NetApp
4 2 (7.14%) Sybase
4 2 (7.14%) VMware
5 1 (3.57%) Splunk